Burg Spangenberg

Esthal

Burg Spangenberg e.V.


Burg Spangenberg e.V.
Talstraße
67472 Esthal

Phone : (0049)6325 2027
http://www.burg-spangenberg.de
strobl-burgspangenberg@web.de


Description

Spangenberg Castle 

According to legend, Spangenberg Castle was built by "Wilden Kaspar" in the remote, deserted Speyerbach valley in the 11th century. It served as a hiding place for him and the emperor's daughter he had kidnapped. On 6 January 1100, it came into the possession of the Speyer diocese as a gift. The first documented mention of the castle dates back to 1317. For many years, the castle served as the residence of the Stutmeister, who bred horses for the Speyer bishops.

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